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skeeter

noun skee·ter \ ˈskē-tər \

Definition of skeeter

2 :an iceboat 16 feet (5 meters) or more in length having a single sail

Origin and Etymology of skeeter

by shortening & alteration


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skeeter

noun skeet·er \ ˈskē-tər \

Definition of skeeter

:a skeet shooter

First Known Use of skeeter

1926


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